FACTS OF THE DAY

02 June 2017

Only 5% of CEOs are women.

wsj.com

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The world’s largest plane has been revealed for the first time. The giant twin-fuselage US military aircraft has a wingspan longer than a football field.

newatlas.com

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American scientists have created the first cyborg dragonflies, fitted with tiny backpacks that allow them to be remotely controlled like drones.

newatlas.com

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New experiments on mice suggest that water is not tasteless after all, and its flavour may be detected by the same receptors that identify sourness.

newatlas.com

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A German robot priest called BlessU-2, invented in Wittenberg where Martin Luther started the Reformation 400 years ago, offers blessings in five languages.

qz.com

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A man in Pittsburgh, who hid a catfish sprayed with cologne in his underpants and smuggled it into an ice-hockey match, has been cleared of all charges.

apnews.com